Donor-derived breast cancer in a bone marrow transplantation recipient

@article{Golfinopouloss2008DonorderivedBC,
  title={Donor-derived breast cancer in a bone marrow transplantation recipient},
  author={Vassilis Golfinopouloss and George Pentheroudakis and Smaragda Kamakari and Vasiliki Metaxa-Mariatou and Nicholas Pavlidis},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2008},
  volume={113},
  pages={211-213}
}
We present the case of a young lady who had been treated for acute myelocytic leukemia at the age of 14 by means of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation, the donor being her sister. At the age of 28 she underwent modified radical mastectomy for invasive breast adenocarcinoma. Genetic analysis revealed chimeric cellular populations on both the tumour and… CONTINUE READING